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NBA - US Sports: Kerr hails Curry as Dubs draw level

Golden State coach Steve Kerr heaped praise on Stephen Curry after his inspired performance saw the Warriors beat Boston Celtics 107-88 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals series.

The two teams are now level at 1-1 ahead of the next two games in Boston and Golden State can be backed at 10/11 to win the Finals Series, with Boston priced at 10/11.

What: Golden State Warriors v Boston Celtics, NBA Finals Game 3

Where: TD Garden, Boston

When: 02:00am, Thursday 9th June, 2022

How to watch: Sky Sports or bet365 Live Stream

Odds: GS Warriors 7/5, BOS Celtics 5/8

Curry scored a game-high 29 points as the Dubs responded to blowing a 15-point lead in Game 1 to draw level in the best-of-seven series.

Warriors come on strong for the win

Boston started strongly and opened up an early 13-5 advantage, but Golden State fought back and they held a two-point lead at the halfway point.

Curry had 14 points in the third quarter alone as the Warriors outscored the Celtics 35-14. The Dubs then led by as much as 29 points early in the fourth and held on to secure the win to ensure the two teams head to Boston level at 1-1.

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Kerr was delighted with Curry's display and praised the two-time MVP's efforts at both ends of the court at the Chase Center on Sunday night.

Curry's efforts hailed by Kerr

"Steph was breath-taking in that quarter (the third)," said Kerr after the game, as reported by France 24.

"Not just the shot-making, but the defensive effort. He just doesn't get enough credit for his level of conditioning, physicality and defense.

"People go at him to try to wear him down because they know how important he is to us offensively."

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